Man who assaulted his wife killed after chasing her to their neighbour’s compound where she sought refuge


A man has reportedly been killed while chasing his wife to their neighbor’s compound where she was seeking refuge after he physically assaulted her.

The deceased identified as Fabian Omanyala, was unintentionally murdered by his neighbor named Robert Amukule in Busia County, Kenya.

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According to reports, the couple were having a serious fight when Fabian’s wife ran to their neighbor’s compound for help.

Fabian was said to have pursued his wife to their neighbor’s house when the said neighbor shot a catapult that struck him on the forehead and killed him on the spot.

A statement by the DCI reads,

“What started as a domestic squabble quickly degenerated into a torrent of blows and kicks from Fabian Omanyala, as he assaulted his 53-year-old wife at their home in Kakemer location, Busia county.

“Amukule, who had heard the ensuing commotion quickly came to the aid of the woman by launching a projectile from a catapult, that killed Omanyala on the spot.”

All attempts to save Fabian’s life was futile as he was confirmed dead on arrival at a nearby hospital.

Meanwhile, the suspect Amukule is still at large as the Police is still looking for him.

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